When his friend Sylvie disappears, Ben must find out what is real and what is an illusion.
Ben, an eight year old boy, learns tricks from a master magician. He is particularly fascinated by a special and unusual disappearing trick. However, when his friend, Sylvie, seems to have disappeared forever, Ben has to find out what is real and what is illusion.
93’ / 35mm / colour
Dir: Joram Lürsen
Prod: IDTV Film
Co-prod: Lürsen Film, Frank Ketelaar BV, AVRO
Sc: Frank Ketelaar
Cast: Thor Braun, Theo Maassen (DUNYA AND DESIE, MINOES), Chantal Janzen (THE HELL OF ’63, LOVE IS ALL), Daan Schuurmans (THE SECRET LETTER, LOVE IS ALL).
Ale Kino! - Poznañ International Young Audience Film Festival
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Cinepanz - Cologne International Children's Film Festival
Madrid International Film Festival for Children and Youth
The Golden Elephant - Hyderabad International Children's Film Festival
Vienna International Children's Film Festival
Chicago International Children's Film Festival
The Times BFI London Film Festival
Cinekid - Amsterdam International Children's Film, Television & New Media Festival
Buster - Copenhagen International Children's Film Festival
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival
Seoul International Youth Film Festival
Montreal International Children’s Film Festival - FIFEM
COACH (2009, feature), LOVE IS ALL (2007, feature), IN ORANGE (2004, feature) Awards: a.o. Children’s Filmfest Audience Award and Special Mention Children’s Jury Hamburg FF,
Audience Award Kristiansand Int. Children’s FF, Best Director Award Isfahan Int. FF Children & Young Adults.
Contact: Topkapi Films
Ph: +31 20 303 2494